Attorney Matthew D. LaTulip
A Courtroom Trial Lawyer Focused on Results
Growing up in Northwest Indiana, Matt LaTulip earned a reputation as a fighter. His parents and nearly his entire family are working class, blue collar people affiliated with the trades (Operator Engineers Union Local 150; Laborer’s Union Local 81). Attorney LaTulip is a vested member of the Laborer’s Union Local 81, out of Valparaiso, Indiana, and worked construction as a Union Laborer while attending college at Indiana University, in Gary, Indiana.
Matt LaTulip has spent the last decade successfully representing individuals, businesses and municipalities. Matt graduated from Indiana University-School of Law in the top 20 percent of his class and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in May of 2000. His career began at the law firm of Spangler, Jennings & Dougherty, where he worked until he formed his own law offices in Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana.
Attorney LaTulip is truly a fighter in the courtroom and has worked in the prosecution and defense of claims such as personal injury, motor vehicle/automobile accidents, defense of those accused of crimes, discrimination, harassment, civil rights violations, premises liability/premises injury and traffic offenses, among others. He has handled cases and represented clients from the very beginning of a case all the way to the Indiana Court of Appeals, the Indiana Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Matt has been appointed and served as Judge pro tempore in the Lake County Superior Courts. During his service as Judge Pro tem, Matt has heard and ruled on a broad range of legal issues. He has come to understand cases from the other side of the bench, and uses his knowledge to successfully represent his own clients as an attorney.
Memberships and Personal Activities
As a dedicated member of the legal community, Matt is a member of the Lake County Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association’s Criminal Justice and Defense Section, the American College of Inns of Court and The Indiana Public Defenders Council. In his personal life, Matt is an avid outdoorsman, conservationist, dedicated family man and devoted Christian. As such, Matt is a member and presiding officer of the Cedar Lake Gun and Conservation Club, as well as a sustaining sponsoring member of Ducks Unlimited. Matt, his wife and three children all attend and substantially contribute to the Church of Christ.
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